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Romero Days 2017

Author: Notre Dame News

Blessed Óscar Romero

Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga to give lecture March 28 at 5:30 p.m. Read More

Essays on Judaism in the Pre-Hellenistic Period by Joseph Blenkinsopp

Author: Allison Collins

Essays On Judaism

The essays deal with developments during the period from the liquidation of the Judean state to the conquests of Alexander the Great. This was a critical time in the Near East and the Mediterranean world in general. It marked the end of the great Semitic empires until the rise of Islam in the seventh century A.D.,decisive changes in religion, with appeal to a creator-deity in Deutero-Isaiah, Babylonian Marduk cult, and Zoroastrianism.For the survivors of the Babylonian conquest in a post-collapse society the issue of continuity, with different groups claiming continuity with the past and possession of the traditions, there developed a situation favourable to the emergence of sects. The most pressing question, however, was what to do faced with the overwhelming power of empire, first Babylonian, then Persian. Finally, with the extinction of the native dynasty and the entire apparatus of a nation-state, the temple became the focus and emblem of group identity. Read More

Ferdinand Christian Baur and the History of Early Christianity Edited by Martin Bauspiess, Christof Landmesser, and David Lincicum

Author: Allison Collins

Ferdinand

Translated by Peter C. Hodgson and Robert F. Brown

  • Makes a new generation of Baur scholarship available to English readers
  • Demonstrates Baur's relevance to contemporary issues in New Testament studies and historical theology
  • Focuses on the history of early Christianity
  • Discusses Baur's relation to Strauss, Mohler, and Hegel
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Music history and liturgy professor elected president of Medieval Academy of America

Author: Tom Coyne

Margot E. Fassler, the Keough-Hesburgh Professor of Music History and Liturgy at Notre Dame, will become president of the Medieval Academy of America in April. As head of the largest organization in the United States promoting excellence in the field of medieval studies, Fassler hopes to focus attention on a historical era that she believes can provide better understanding of the political, environmental, and class problems currently facing the globe. Read More